Diodontidae - Porcupinefishes

Use the table to access images and fact sheets of the diodontid fishes on the site. These include the Burrfishes and Porcupinefishes.

Globefish at Storm Bay

Globefish at Storm Bay
Photographer: Duncan Giblin © Duncan Giblin

Diodontidae Spiny Pufferfish jaw
Allomycterus pilatus Australian Burrfish
Chilomycterus reticulatus Spotfin Porcupinefish
Cyclichthys orbicularis Shortspine Porcupinefish
Dicotylichthys punctulatus Three-bar Porcupinefish
Diodon holocanthus Freckled Porcupinefish
Diodon hystrix Black-spotted Porcupinefish
Diodon liturosus Blackblotched Porcupinefish
Diodon nicthemerus Globefish
Diodon new species? Spiny Pufferfish (new species?)
Diodon sp. Unknown Porcupinefish


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